Emily Howard

British composer from Liverpool born in 1979. As a child she learned cello and began composition for local ensembles and orchestras. After completing a degree in mathematics and computation at Lincoln College, Oxford, Howard studied composition at the Royal Northern College of Music. She holds a doctorate in composition from the University of Manchester

In 2008 Howard received the Paul Hamlyn Award for Composers. In 2010 she became the inaugural UBS Composer in Residence in conjunction with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Bridge Academy in Hackney. In 2012, Howard won a British Composer Award for Mesmerism. She was a Leverhulme Trust Artist in Residence at the University of Liverpool's Department of Mathematical Sciences in 2015 and is currently a Visiting Senior Fellow.

Howard is a Senior Lecturer in Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and a Visiting Researcher at the Oxford e-Research Centre.

            Works for wind orchestra:

  • Deep Soul Diving (2006)

  • Prayer (2010)

            Works for brass band:

  • Obsidian (2010)